Hoplosternum, Gill, 1858

Published, First, 2007, Checklist of catfishes, recent and fossil (Osteichthyes: Siluriformes), and catalogue of siluriform primary types, Zootaxa 1418, pp. 1-628: 127-128

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1175­5334

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scientific name

Hoplosternum
status

 

HOPLOSTERNUM  

Hoplosternum Gill, 1858: 395   . Type species: Callichthys laevigatus Valenciennes, 1836   . Type by original designation. Gender: Neuter.

Cascadura Ellis, 1913: 387   . Type species: Cascadura maculocephala Ellis, 1913   . Type by monotypy. Gender: Feminine.

Cataphractops Fowler, 1915a: 231   . Type species: Callichthys melampterus Cope, 1872   . Type by original designation. Gender: Masculine. Originally proposed as a subgenus of Hoplosternum   .

Ellisichthys   Miranda Ribeiro, 1920: 11. Type species: Cascadura maculocephala Ellis, 1913   . Type by being a replacement name. Gender: Masculine. Proposed as a replacement for Cascadura Ellis, 1913   , considered to be an inappropriate choice for a scientific name.

Diasternum Franz, 2001: 17   . Type species: Hoplosternum punctatum Meek & Hildebrand, 1916   . Type by original designation. Gender: Neuter.

Revision: Reis (1997).

Remarks: Lundberg (1997) reports a fossil identified as Hoplosternum sp.   from the middle Miocene in the La Venta formation, Magdalena River basin, Colombia.

Hoplosternum littorale (Hancock, 1828)  

Callichthys littoralis Hancock, 1828: 244   , pl. 32 (fig. 1). Type locality: Demerara [ Guyana]. BMNH 1996.7.11.1.

Callichthys laevigatus Valenciennes, 1836   , in Valenciennes, 1835–47: pl. 5 (fig. 2). Type locality: l’Amerique depuis Corrientes jusque dans les eaux douces des isles des Antilles, car nous l’avons de la Trinité. Holotype: possibly MNHN 0000-4271 (2), MNHN 0000-4272 (2), or MNHN 0000-4274 (1). Name available from plate, with distribution in Valenciennes (1847: 7); description in Valenciennes (1840b: 314), with location given as Buénos-Ayres. Illustrated specimen must be treated as a holotype if it can be recognized among the listed specimens.

Callichthys subulatus Valenciennes   , in Cuvier & Valenciennes, 1840b: 311 (231 in the Strasbourg deluxe edition). Type locality: Cayenne, ... Buénos-Ayres. Syntypes: MNHN 0000-4268 (1), MNHN 0000-4269 (2), MNHN 0000-4270 (1).

Callichthys albidus Valenciennes   , in Cuvier & Valenciennes, 1840b: 316 (235 in the Strasbourg deluxe edition). Type locality: Cayenne. Syntypes: MNHN 0000-4276 (1), MNHN 0000-4277 (1).

Callichthys chiquitos Castelnau, 1855: 38   , pl. 18 (fig. 2). Type locality: la province de Chiquitos [ Bolivia]. Holotype: MNHN 0000-4285.

Hoplosternum stevardii Gill, 1858: 401   . Type locality: Island of Trinidad, West Indies. Syntypes (2): USNM 5944 View Materials (1).

Callichthys melampterus Cope, 1872a: 275   , pl. 14 (fig. 4). Type locality: Rio Ambyiacu , Peru. Lectotype: ANSP 8318 View Materials , designated by Reis (1997: 303).

Hoplosternum schreineri   Miranda Ribeiro , 1911: 150, pl. 35 (fig. 3). Type locality: Amazonas, Brazil. Lectotype: MNRJ 1051 View Materials a, designated by Miranda Ribeiro (1953: 396).  

Cascadura maculocephala Ellis, 1913: 387   , pl. 25 (fig. 3). Type locality: Uruguayana [Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil]. Holotype: FMNH 54878 View Materials .

Hoplosternum shirui Fowler, 1940a: 232   , figs. 18–20. Type locality: Ucayali River basin, Contamana , Peru. Holotype: ANSP 68648 View Materials .

Hoplosternum littorale daillyi Hoedeman, 1952b: 7   . Type locality: Suriname (near Paramaribo). Holotype: ZMA 100277 View Materials a.

Hoplosternum thoracatum cayennae Hoedeman, 1961: 130   . Type locality: French Guiana : Ile de Cayenne. Holotype: ZMA 102238 View Materials a.

Distribution: Most cis-Andean South American river drainages north of Buenos Aires (Reis, 2003).

Hoplosternum magdalenae Eigenmann, 1913  

Hoplosternum magdalenae Eigenmann   , in Ellis , 1913: 412. Type locality: Soplaviento, Colombia. Holotype: FMNH 56281 View Materials ; holotype illustrated in Eigenmann (1922b: 65, pl. 8, figs. 3, 4). Also described as new in Eigenmann (1913: 30).

Distribution: Magdalena and Sinu River basins, Colombia (Reis, 2003).

Hoplosternum punctatum Meek & Hildebrand, 1916  

Hoplosternum punctatum Meek & Hildebrand, 1916: 264   , pl. 14. Type locality: Rio Marte Arnade , 6 miles east of Panama City, Panama. Holotype: FMNH 8943 View Materials .

Distribution: Pacific coastal drainages of Panama and Atrato River basin, Colombia (Reis, 2003).

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Chordata

Class

Actinopterygii

Order

Siluriformes

Family

Callichthyidae

Loc

Hoplosternum

Published, First 2007
2007
Loc

Hoplosternum thoracatum cayennae

Hoedeman 1961: 130
1961
Loc

Hoplosternum littorale daillyi

Hoedeman 1952: 7
1952
Loc

Hoplosternum shirui

Fowler 1940: 232
1940
Loc

Hoplosternum punctatum

Meek & Hildebrand 1916: 264
1916
Loc

Cascadura maculocephala

Ellis 1913: 387
1913
Loc

Callichthys melampterus

Cope 1872: 275
1872
Loc

Hoplosternum stevardii

Gill 1858: 401
1858
Loc

Callichthys chiquitos

Castelnau 1855: 38
1855
Loc

Callichthys laevigatus

Valenciennes 1836
1836
Loc

Callichthys littoralis

Hancock 1828: 244
1828